Home ac tune up spring
Home ac tune up spring can help you prevent an air conditioning emergency during hot summer temperatures. Many homeowners make the mistake of thinking that an air conditioner doesn’t need any type of maintenance or repair. One of the ways to prevent damage to your AC that leaves you in a costly emergency in summer is to have a home ac tune up spring.
A home ac tune up spring is part of air conditioning preventative maintenance. Your air conditioning system will perform more efficiently with proper care and maintenance, which will pay off with reduced energy costs. To ensure that AC maintenance is reliable and thorough, it is best to schedule regular checkups with one of our expert heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) technicians.
In addition to having a professional home ac tune up in spring, the following are things that you can do:
- Routinely check your outside condensing unit to ensure that it is clear of debris, sticks, and leaves.
- Before beginning any work with or around the a/c unit, disconnect the electricity and also be sure no one may potentially turn it back on while you are working on it.
- Use a garden hose to rinse the compressor; again, be sure electricity is off.
- Inspect hose connections, looking for cracks and leaks.
- Check to see that the fan belt has tension.
- Clean or change the AC filters according to instructions from the manufacturer.
What is Involved in a home ac tune up spring?
It is not uncommon for homeowners to question whether a tune up on the air conditioning system is truly necessary. Based on our experience, we have found that the systems which receive tune-ups and other needed maintenance are the ones that can better be depended upon to keep running year around. The following are some of the services included in a typical home ac tune up in spring:
- Thermostat is calibrated.
- Coolant levels and pressure are inspected.
- Contacts, capacitors, relays, and wiring are all inspected and tightened, which can help to avoid costly repairs.
- Other details checked in a tune-up include:
- Ensuring the condensate drain is clear;
- Inspecting and cleaning the condenser;
- Ensuring that the evaporator coil is clean;
- Inspecting the outdoor disconnect;
- Inspection of the condenser fan blades and motor, during which lubricant is added, as needed;
- Checking compressor amps at startup; and
- Additional efficiency and safety checks.
Avoid an AC emergency. Contact us today for a home ac tune up spring.